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About Us

OUR MISSION

We are a not for profit organisation, representing anglers, fighting for fish, fishing and the environment.

We are recognised by the Government as the National Governing Body for angling in England and partner with Visit Wales and NRW to promote Fishing in Wales.

We are a member-based organisation made up of anglers of all disciplines providing a united front to represent, grow and protect our sport.

THE ANGLING TRUST CAMPAIGNS FOR:

Conservation
Protection of angling
Increased government and EA support for angling and fisheries
Control of nuisance predators
Co-ordinated action on poaching and fish theft

THE ANGLING TRUST DELIVERS:

More quality coaches from diverse backgrounds
Angling education programmes
Increased opportunities to participate in angling
National and international competitions
Support for angling club development

THE ANGLING TRUST FIGHTS:

Pollution, over-abstraction and litter
Declining marine and freshwater fish stocks
Commercial overfishing
Habitat Degradation
Damaging barrages, weirs and hydropower schemes
Poaching and fish theft
Unlawful navigation
Spread of diseases and parasites
Access restrictions
Anti-angling campaigns

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